BraceletsByJen

Quality Handmade Embroidery Friendship Bracelets & More

Arlington, Massachusetts · 199 Sales

BraceletsByJen

Quality Handmade Embroidery Friendship Bracelets & More

Arlington, Massachusetts 199 Sales On Etsy since 2012

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Announcement   If you have an outstanding order with me, please know the turnaround time for each order is delayed. Thank you for understanding.

Hello, and welcome to Bracelets By Jen. Here you will find various types of quality handmade embroidery macrame friendship bracelets, awareness bracelets and more.

As many of you may. . have read this shop will undergo a gigantic top to bottom overhaul....including the name (I will need your help or ideas to do this).

Please be sure to check back often as I am always adding new items.

* ATTENTION *

I HAVE ONE PET CAT. SHE IS AN INDOOR CAT, AND I DO MY BEST TO KEEP HER HAIR AND/OR DANDER AWAY FROM MY BRACELETS. HOWEVER, AN OCCASIONAL HAIR MAY BECOME AIRBORNE, AND COME IN CONTACT WITH MY BRACELETS. THEREFORE, IF YOU HAVE ALLERGIES PLEASE TAKE THIS INTO CONSIDERATION WHEN PURCHASING ITEMS FROM MY SHOP. THANK YOU!

SALES AND COUPON DEALS
If I am currently having a sale and/or coupon code offer, it will be posted at the top of this announcement. However, by liking me and/or following me (see below) on social media sites, you will have access to occasional special that I only announce to my fans. So make sure you take a minute to visit me on Facebook, Twitter, Google +, etc. SEE BOTTOM OF THIS ANNOUNCEMENT FOR LINKS.


CUSTOM AND BULK ORDERS:
If you are looking for something specific, please don't hesitate to ask. I will be more than happy to take any specific personalized custom order requests. If you are looking to buy a large quantity of bracelets, please send me a message and we can work something out. Prices and the amount of time required to fulfill an order varies by quantity needed and bracelet pattern type. While some bracelets may only take a half hour, others can take up to 4 - 6 hours per bracelet. If you need something by a certain date, please allow me a good substantial amount of time to create your order. It is recommended that you order far in advance as possible (especially for large orders).





YOU CAN FIND ME ON:

♥ MY BLOG
I Heart Crafting ~ http://iheartcraftingblog.blogspot.com/

♥ Facebook ~ https://www.facebook.com/braceletsbyjen
Check out my page to find new bracelets and coupon codes.

♥ Twitter ~ https://twitter.com/JennSurprenant
Follow me on Twitter to get information on new items and coupon codes.

♥ Pinterest ~ http://pinterest.com/jasurprenant/
(Also, check out my Pinterest Friendship Bracelet board for some ideas and inspiration. http://pinterest.com/jasurprenant/crafts-friendship-braceletsembroidery-projects.)

♥ Google + (Personal) ~ https://plus.google.com/+JennSurprenant/

♥ Google + (Business) ~ https://plus.google.com/b/109222874891837554052/109222874891837554052/posts

Announcement

Last updated on Jun 23, 2017

If you have an outstanding order with me, please know the turnaround time for each order is delayed. Thank you for understanding.

Hello, and welcome to Bracelets By Jen. Here you will find various types of quality handmade embroidery macrame friendship bracelets, awareness bracelets and more.

As many of you may. . have read this shop will undergo a gigantic top to bottom overhaul....including the name (I will need your help or ideas to do this).

Please be sure to check back often as I am always adding new items.

* ATTENTION *

I HAVE ONE PET CAT. SHE IS AN INDOOR CAT, AND I DO MY BEST TO KEEP HER HAIR AND/OR DANDER AWAY FROM MY BRACELETS. HOWEVER, AN OCCASIONAL HAIR MAY BECOME AIRBORNE, AND COME IN CONTACT WITH MY BRACELETS. THEREFORE, IF YOU HAVE ALLERGIES PLEASE TAKE THIS INTO CONSIDERATION WHEN PURCHASING ITEMS FROM MY SHOP. THANK YOU!

SALES AND COUPON DEALS
If I am currently having a sale and/or coupon code offer, it will be posted at the top of this announcement. However, by liking me and/or following me (see below) on social media sites, you will have access to occasional special that I only announce to my fans. So make sure you take a minute to visit me on Facebook, Twitter, Google +, etc. SEE BOTTOM OF THIS ANNOUNCEMENT FOR LINKS.


CUSTOM AND BULK ORDERS:
If you are looking for something specific, please don't hesitate to ask. I will be more than happy to take any specific personalized custom order requests. If you are looking to buy a large quantity of bracelets, please send me a message and we can work something out. Prices and the amount of time required to fulfill an order varies by quantity needed and bracelet pattern type. While some bracelets may only take a half hour, others can take up to 4 - 6 hours per bracelet. If you need something by a certain date, please allow me a good substantial amount of time to create your order. It is recommended that you order far in advance as possible (especially for large orders).





YOU CAN FIND ME ON:

♥ MY BLOG
I Heart Crafting ~ http://iheartcraftingblog.blogspot.com/

♥ Facebook ~ https://www.facebook.com/braceletsbyjen
Check out my page to find new bracelets and coupon codes.

♥ Twitter ~ https://twitter.com/JennSurprenant
Follow me on Twitter to get information on new items and coupon codes.

♥ Pinterest ~ http://pinterest.com/jasurprenant/
(Also, check out my Pinterest Friendship Bracelet board for some ideas and inspiration. http://pinterest.com/jasurprenant/crafts-friendship-braceletsembroidery-projects.)

♥ Google + (Personal) ~ https://plus.google.com/+JennSurprenant/

♥ Google + (Business) ~ https://plus.google.com/b/109222874891837554052/109222874891837554052/posts

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About

Childhood Hobby Evolved

HISTORY OF THE FRIENDSHIP BRACELET
The history suggests that a friendship bracelet is given as a sign of friendship. It is intended to be tied on the wrist of a friend and worn continually as a symbol of lasting friendship. You can also select colors for a friendship bracelet that reflect the character traits of the intended recipient.
♥ Pink ~ Kind
♥ Red ~ Honest
♥ Orange ~ Energetic
♥ Yellow ~ Cheerful
♥ Green ~ Responsible
♥ Blue ~ Loyal
♥ Black ~ Strong
Others also say that while the recipient is having the bracelet tied on their wrist by their friend to make a wish. Traditionally, the bracelet is meant to be kept on the wrist until it's worn and disintegrates naturally. At that time the wish is supposed to come true. Today friendship bracelets seem to be appearing on the wrists of everyone from children to adults.

ABOUT ME
Hello, my name is Jenn. I am a single mom to a wonderful teenage boy. My son and I currently live in the Boston area. People who are close to me would describe me as an open-minded, down to earth, caring and honest person. When I am not creating one of my bracelets or some other handmade craft, you can usually find me at a local coffee shop socializing with friends. I enjoy many things in life. Some activities include reading, playing softball, camping and baking. I adore animals and the outdoors.
In addition to my Etsy shop, I have a blog called I Heart Crafting in which I write about anything and everything to do with crafts. You can find the link and more information in the shop announcement.
I enjoy every minute of being a handmade business owner. It is nice to make some extra income, however the most gratifying part about having my shop is that I get to share my passion with my customers. A good day is when I know I have put a smile or made a difference to even just one customer.
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WHY I OPENED MY SHOP
I decided to open an Etsy shop because I wanted the opportunity to share with others something I enjoyed and was passionate about. I knew I could offer a product that was both meaningful as well as being practical. Basically I started my business with the intention of making a difference in my customers lives.

ABOUT MY WORK
I take pride in each every item I create. Each of my bracelets are made with high quality embroidery floss thread. I use a technique some may know as macrame. This entails tying hundreds of tiny knots in a specific order to create a pattern. I put a great time of effort and love into each of my bracelets. Depending on the difficulty of the pattern, it usually takes me anywhere between 1 to 4 hours to create a bracelet. As challenging as it may sound, I love every minute of it. In no way does it feel like work.
I recently started adding clamps, clasps, and chains to some of my bracelets. I have found that not everyone would like to wear their bracelets the traditional way (tying it on). Therefore, by adding these materials to the bracelet, allows for easy removal of the bracelet if needed.
My goal in the near future is to expand my shop to a wider variety of jewelry and other handmade products. Therefore, please be sure to check back often, as I am always adding new and exciting items.

Be sure to sign up for our newsletter to receive subscriber only deals!
♥ OUR NEWSLETTER ~ http://eepurl.com/6tv35

YOU CAN ALSO FIND ME ON:

♥ MY BLOG
I Heart Crafting ~ http://iheartcraftingblog.blogspot.com/

♥ Facebook ~ https://www.facebook.com/braceletsbyjen
Check out my page to find new bracelets and coupon codes.

♥ Twitter ~ https://twitter.com/JennSurprenant
Follow me on Twitter to get information on new items and coupon codes.

♥ Pinterest ~ http://pinterest.com/jasurprenant/
(Also, check out my Pinterest Friendship Bracelet board for some ideas and inspiration. http://pinterest.com/jasurprenant/crafts-friendship-braceletsembroidery-projects.)

♥ Google + (Personal) ~ https://plus.google.com/+JennSurprenant/

♥ Google + (Business) ~ https://plus.google.com/b/109222874891837554052/109222874891837554052/posts

♥ Linkedin ~ www.linkedin.com/in/jennifersurprenant/

♥ about.me ~ http://about.me/jennsurprenant

♥ Tumblr ~ http://braceletsbyjen.tumblr.com/

♥ Wanelo ~ http://wanelo.com/store/braceletsbyjen

♥ Bloglovin ~ http://www.bloglovin.com/jasurprenant

Shop members

  • Jenn

    Owner, Maker

    Hi I'm Jenn, a busy single mom, handmade craft fanatic, Bon Jovi lover and coffee addict who is over enthusiastic about Essie nail polish. When I'm not creating some sort of craft, I enjoy other things like reading, baking and cuddling with my cat.

  • Handmade By Me Member

    Owner, Maker

    I am a proud member of The All Handmade By Me team. You can be assured that all the items in my shop are handmade by me with special love and care. I take pride in my work, and therefore put great effort and time into everything I create.

Shop policies

Last updated on December 2, 2016
Thank you for visiting Bracelets By Jen on Etsy. Please take a moment to browse my items, and let me know if you are looking for something specific.

Accepted payment methods

  • Pay with Visa
  • Pay with Master Card
  • Pay with American Express
  • Pay with Discover
  • Pay with PayPal
  • Buy with Apple Pay
  • Pay with Sofort
  • Pay with iDeal
  • Accepts Etsy Gift Cards and Etsy Credits
Payment
♥ TAXES
Massachusetts residents are charged 6.25% sales tax on their purchase. This tax does not include cost of shipping.

♥ PAYMENT TYPES ACCEPTED:
• Paypal
• Visa / Mastercard / Discover / American Express Credit Cards (via direct checkout)
• Etsy Gift Cards

♥ CANCELLATION POLICY
If you pay for an item, and then decide that you would like to cancel your order please contact me within 24 hours to cancel. Otherwise, it will be shipped, and you will have to pay for return shipping.

Please note, before I ship an item out, your payment must clear. Also, if you are ordering a custom bracelet you must pay for the item first. Then once your payment has cleared I will begin my work.
Shipping
♥ DOMESTIC SHIPPING ♥

►READY TO SHIP ITEMS - will ship withing 1-3* business days. I ship my items via USPS First Class. All orders within the United States (some international too) will have tracking number in which you can find by clicking on your profile avatar, and clicking "Purchases and Reviews".
► CUSTOM ORDERS (Within USA) will vary by order. The estimated shipping time is 7-10* business days after payment has cleared. However, some orders may take longer to fulfill, while others less time.
► PRIORITY SHIPPING (For Domestic Only) - I currently offer Priority shipping on all my ready to ship items. Please select which shipping service you would like at checkout.

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♥ INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING ♥

► International shipping time are longer than domestic times.
► Please note that some international packages cannot be tracked or confirmed with a tracking number. I will however send a picture or copy of an official receipt stating that your item was shipped as well as a customs form.
► READY TO SHIP - Items will be shipped out within 1-3 business days after payment has cleared.
► CUSTOM ORDERS - shipping times for custom orders will vary by order. The estimated shipping time for custom orders is 7-10 business days after payment has cleared. However that is just an estimate, not a guarantee.
►If you are located outside the United States and would like expedited shipping, please contact me and we can work something out.

**IMPORTANT**
Please do not ask me to send your item as a gift to lower shipping costs and/or avoid fees. This is illegal, and I will NOT do it.

♥ SHIPPING PRICES - I calculate how much to charge for shipping by adding the following costs.
• Actual USPS shipping service cost (includes custom fees, VAT, etc. for international orders.
• Cost of shipping supplies, which includes bubble mailers, shipping labels, packaging tape, printer ink, paper, etc.
• Cost of packaging (to allow for safe delivery), which includes protective baggie for item to prevent water damage, bubble wrap to prevent damage to bracelet charms, clasps, clamps, etc. Occasionally I will gift wrap a order if the customer requests it.

*Shipping times are approximate, and can not be guaranteed. However, if after an extended period of time you have not received you package please contact me and I will do my best to track it down. If for some reason your item is lost in the mail, be assured that I will either refund your money or replace/make your item.

Customs and Import Taxes
Buyers are responsible for any customs and import taxes that may apply. I am mot responsible for delays due to customs.
Refunds and Exchanges
My number one priority is great customer service, therefore if you are not completely satisfied with your item for any reason you may return it within 14 days for a refund of the purchase price. Shipping charges however will not be refunded. Buyer pays for return shipping, unless the problem is my fault. If for some reason your item is lost in the mail, be assured that I will either refund your money (purchase price & shipping) or replace/make your item.
Additional policies and FAQs
FAQ's

♥ Where does this store ship from?
Items from this store are shipped from Arlington Massachusetts.

♥ What shipping service do you use?
I ship all my orders using USPS.

♥ Do you offer item tracking?
Yes, each order shipped will include a tracking number in which I will provide you with. The cost of tracking is included in the shipping cost. For international orders I will provide a picture or copy of a receipt verifying your order has been shipped.

♥ How long will it take to receive my item?
Please allow 1-3 business day after payment has cleared for me to ship out your item. Custom orders, depending on the order, will take longer. The estimated time is about 7-10 business day after payment has cleared. For orders within the US please allow at least 7 business days to receive your order. For International orders please allow at least 21 business days for delivery. These are only estimates. Shipping times vary depending on where the item is going
**PLEASE NOTE THAT IN SOME CASES THE TIME IT TAKES TO CREATE AND SEND YOUR ITEM OUT MAY TAKE LONGER THAN THE AVERAGE STATED TIME ABOVE. THIS IS BECAUSE THERE MAY BE ORDERS BEFORE YOU I MUST COMPLETE, I NEED TO ORDER A SUPPLY FOR YOUR ITEM OR SOME OTHER ISSUE THAT MAY ARISE. THIS IS NOT TYPICAL, HOWEVER DOES HAPPEN OCCASIONALLY WHERE IT TAKES A GOOD LENGTH OF TIME. IN THESE CASES, I WILL WORK WITH YOU TO DISCOUNT, ETC YOUR ORDER FOR THE INCONVENIENCE. HANDMADE ITEM ORDERS ARE NOT INSTANT UNLESS SPECIFIED. THANK YOU FOR UNDERSTANDING.

♥ Do you ship outside of the United States?
Yes, I ship worldwide. However, please note that shipping charges are higher than orders from within the United States.

♥ What is your return policy?
If you are not completely satisfied with your item for any reason you may return it within 14 days for a refund of the purchase price. Shipping charges however will not be refunded. Buyer pays for return shipping.

More information

Last updated on Dec 2, 2016
Frequently asked questions

Care instructions

It is okay to get this bracelet wet, as it will not harm the bracelet. However, be advised that over time it may fade the colors. If the bracelet should get dirty take a cloth (I recommend a facial cloth) and run it under cool water. Then squeeze out the excess water and rub the soiled area gently in a circular motion. If the stain is more severe, try using a small amount of Tide® To Go Instant Stain Remover and rub in a gentle circular motion until the stain disappears. Lay the bracelet flat on a paper towel until dry.

How long have you been creating bracelets?

I have been making friendship bracelets since I was 11 years old, and in middle school.

I have a certain color palette/pattern/design in mind, but don't see it in your shop.

I am willing to create any size, shape, pattern, material, design, add-ons and/or color bracelet. Please contact me to let me know what you are looking for, and we can go from there.
There are so many options. Some examples include Aztec design embroidery bracelet with spikes or charms.
Many who take their jewelry off at night prefer to have a toggle or lobster clasp for easy removal.
If you imagine it.....I can most likely create itI have a certain pattern in mind but don't see it in your shop.
Also, Pinterest is a great place to find thousands of bracelet patterns. I suggest taking a look to see what other patterns are available.

Do you do orders in bulk?

Yes, if you are interested in ordering any of my items in large quantities please contact me to work out the details.

Please allow sufficient time for your order to be made. Each item I handcraft is made with passion and enthusiasm. No two items are the same. Plus depending on what I am creating, it could take 1 hour or 2 weeks.

How much does a custom order cost?

It depends on the bracelet you are looking for. Each bracelet is different. Before I start the bracelet I will email you what the cost of the bracelet will be. I DO NOT CHARGE EXTRA BECAUSE IT IS A CUSTOM ORDER. Therefore, the price will be the same as if it were already premade. However, the cost of materials and difficulty {time to make} is different for each bracelet. I price my bracelets accordingly.

I need my order shipped to an address (for special occasion or whatever your reasoning is).

Absolutely, I would be happy to ship your item to where ever you need it to go.

***If you don't contact me, or write the address it is to be shipped, Etsy automatically creates a shipping label with your address.**

Also, if it is a gift please let me know so I send the gift receipt (no prices or costs on this slip) as well as if you would like it gift wrapped. Also if you could inform me of the occasion (Christmas, Birthday, etc.) so I can choose the wrapping paper/Gift bag/Card accordingly.

Gift wrapping and packaging

If your order is a gift please let me know so I send the gift receipt (no prices or costs on this slip) as well as if you would like it gift wrapped. Also if you could inform me of the occasion (Christmas, Birthday, etc.) so I can choose the wrapping paper/Gift bag/Card accordingly.

How can I contact you if I have a question?

For a quicker response please use the "contact shop owner" form on the shop page.

However, you can also email me directly at jasurprenant@hotmail.com. Please allow 24 hours for a response.

I also have a Google Voice number you may call. Please message me for the number. Google Voice allow me to phone a customer, without either of our personal numbers being used.

The reason I ask for the message is I could miss your call if I am unaware that you are trying to reach me.